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Air conditioning seems always on

It is quite hot outside and the air coming out of the fans is often stuck on very cold, while the air conditioning is off. It happens 100% of the time when i use the air recycling button, the air becomes quite cold and stays cold even when turned off, I have to turn the engine off and on so the air comes back to normal. I've also noticed increased gaz consumption, could this all be related?

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- Patrick

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You have a bad a|c switch and far as gas consumption goes the answer is yes, because if the a|c is always on then there is a constant load on the engine

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